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FOX News
Nov 4, 2012 5:00pm EST
in pennsylvania and we will bring it to you, live. 20 electoral votes up for grabs. a president shows that race is a dead heat. to the big story. these remarks by president obama and then mitt romney's response. >> at the time the republican congress any senate candidate bit name of mitt romney -- no, no, no, vote. vote. vote. voting is the best revenge. >> you probably heard what the president said a couple of days ago. he said, can you vote for revenge. i'm telling you, you should vote for love of country! >> the newly nicknamed election ed henry is in cincinnati, he, where president obama is headed. >>reporter: we will sigh something interesting because the president is trying to whip up unthese a. his campaign believes that in the end the president will win because of a better ground game and boast behind-the-scenes they have had 125 million contacts with voters, either door knocks or one-on-one phone calls trying to get voters to the polls in battlegrounds. there is a question about how much enthusiasm the president has for the campaign this time compared two 2008. yesterda
MSNBC
Nov 3, 2012 4:00am EDT
president obama does not win michigan and minnesota and pennsylvania, he will shave off his mustache. he's betting his face. that's how confident he is. because this is the time in the campaign when you're supposed to project confidence. on the republican side, it's been a little more complicated. after a bad week of polling for mitt romney, top staffers held a conference call with reporters that enumerated their reasons why they see mitt romney as a shoe in despite the polling. they suggested their secret sauce that's more important than the polling is that mr. romney is winning independents. so there. romney has this thing in the bag. carl rove, for the republicans this year, he took to "the wall street journal" this week to patiently explain to the people who don't understand that these numbers that look so bad for mr. romney do not matter or they are wrong. or they are wrong and they don't matter. because he says democrats are not winning early voting by enough. and he says the polls make assumptions about turnout that he describes as absurd. it also describes some stuff that mak
CNBC
Nov 6, 2012 8:00pm EST
. governor romney winning oklahoma with seven electoral votes. >> the state of pennsylvania, a critical swing state. obama won it in 2008. 54-44. romney made a late-stage push. it's too early to call in pennsylvania but nbc news is saying that obama has the lead in pennsylvania. the state of rhode island is being called for barack obama. and in tennessee, another high profile senate race between bob corker and mark clafen. tennessee is called for mitt romney. >> a lot of states closed in just the few minutes. this is a busy moment. let's get to john harwood for reaction on the closings. >> we're seeing the coloring in of the map in the northeast and the south for mitt romney and barack obama with states that we knew that they were going to take. this is what we talked about at 6:30. the way you fill in those states with the base for both parties. the two that ever really giants that are really, really important to the outcome, we're talking about florida. too close to call. that's 29 electoral votes. mitt romney absolutely has to have those to win the white house. and then you have the
FOX News
Nov 4, 2012 6:00pm EST
votes and 11 toss up states with 146 votes and romney is in pennsylvania today where the polls have him counsel -- down four points but their campaign says he has a real shot. >> they understand they are in deep trouble. they is tried to expand the map because they know in a state like ohio where they have to win, no republican has ever been elected without carrying the state of ohio and they are behind and they are not catching up at this point. they will be in florida and virginia, two states you would assume by now they would have secured, they assume by now, they would secure, they understand the traditional or the battleground states which we have focused are not working out for them. now they are looking for somewhere desperately looking for somewhere to try and dislodge some electoral votes to win the election. that is not going to happen. >>chris: you bet your mustache on the president we securing person. how secure is your mustache? >>guest: i grant you the mustache will be right where it is today. and where it has been for 40 years so you know how serious a bet that was. >
CNN
Nov 3, 2012 4:00am PDT
following mitt romney in pennsylvania. let's start with dan in ohio. what is on the president's schedule sph. >> well, you can expect that the president will continue to hammer away at this mitt romney on the auto industry. you pointed out there at the top of the show how this was a big push by the president yesterday in going after that ad by suggesting that jobs from a jeep plant would go overseas to china and, in fact yesterday, the president was recounting that he heard that some employees had gone to their managers with concerns that they would lose their jobs through china. so, the president using this big push to show, in his words, that mitt romney is massaging the facts. so, we expect that the president will continue to make that argument here today. the reason for that is because, as you know, so many jobs here in the state of ohio dependent on the auto industry and the bailout is something the president has been touting for a long time, but certainly ramped up in these final days as the president makes a big push to election day, victor. >> the president took a few days off th
FOX
Nov 6, 2012 8:00pm EST
close to call. pennsylvania just came in here you may know that the run a campaign make noises in the past few days about how pennsylvania may be in play. president clinton went as and obama surrogate to pennsylvania, made four stops including two in philadelphia. mitt romney went back today. in pennsylvania is in play, this is a very long night for barack obama, but is it? right now, it is too close to e a hampshire, 1% of the precincts reporting in stated in answer. one thing about new hampshire is it is a very small state. you cannot get a lot by winning the hampshire, unless, of course, you want to win the presidency. you think four electoral votes cannot decide this race? you are wrong. hampshire is a tossup state. it is a bellwether state, and it is to close to call. the state of ohio, as mentioned, to close to call. they closed 30 minutes ago. lopsided victory at the moment for barack obama, but with just 7% of precincts reporting, think nothing of that. the state of virginia still in play. we wbe watching that throughout the night. 12 percent of precincts reporting, and ri
FOX Business
Nov 6, 2012 9:00pm EST
expected. the blue states were expected. we have been pencilling in pennsylvania. that, of course, could change things a great deal, but it is not definite yet. we are now confirming that barack obama will win pennsylvania, a state that was crucial. many said it would be an ohio offset for mitt romney if he were to lose ohio. maybe surprisingly to pick up pennsylvania, a state that he was getting very competitive in in the waning days of the race. obviously he did not win it, so that puts even more pressure on him now to win ohio were to cobble together wisconsin and iowa, but pennsylvania, where he campaigned just today when last-minute bit of effort to try to capture this. it was not enough. this will not be the final percentages, but we can estimate was 7 percent of the vote in the barack obama will win pennsylvania. we have a horse race here. we almost seven tied electoral race here. yaks. more after this. music is a universal language. but when i was in an accident... i was worried the health care system spoke a language all its own with unitedhealthcare, i got help that fit
CNN
Nov 5, 2012 1:00pm PST
make more stops on election day. back in ohio and in pennsylvania. a state romney suddenly sees moving his way. but complicating his message, his final targeted states feature unemployment rates that have plummeted in recent months. florida's governor rick scott says that's no thanks to the president. >> guess what? the biggest drop in unemployment in the country is in our great state of florida. and you know what? government didn't do it. you did it. >> what we see now is an administration and a presidency littered with broken promises. >> reporter: romney's running mate, paul ryan, who's largely stayed out of the spotlight in the final days of the campaign, has started to ratchet up the rhetoric. on a conference call with religious conservatives, ryan warned the president is leading the nation down a path that grows government, restricts freedom and liberty and compromises those values that made us such a great and exceptional nation. a campaign spokesman said ryan was talking about religious liberty and obama care, topics he has mentioned frequently during the campaign. and there is
MSNBC
Nov 3, 2012 3:00pm EDT
state battleground pennsylvania. can romney still take it or said lock for obama. cycle on with us live from democracy plaza. ♪ [ male announcer ] the way it moves. the way it cleans. everything about the oral-b power brush is simply revolutionary. oral-b power brushes oscillate, rotate and even pulsate to gently loosen and break up that sticky plaque with more brush movements than manual brushes and even up to 50% more than leading sonic technology brushes for a superior clean. oral-b power brushes. go to oralb.com for the latest offers. ♪ >>> want to take you live to richmond, virginia where paul ryan is work forge the weekend, schedule ed to speak any minute now. we'll be watching it four. this is a very special episode of "the cycle" like the very special "facts of life" episode. we have gone on a trip to democracy plaza. can you taste the freedom? this is a very special cycle. in the guest spot i call him biggy small, former pennsylvania governor ed rendell. governor, hope the eagles aren't getting you down. >>. >> it's little depressing. guys, listening to you guys it's clear
CNN
Nov 2, 2012 4:00pm PDT
desperate or brilliant, depending on who you ask. mitt romney is making an 11th hour push for pennsylvania. a jackpot with 20 electoral votes. pouring 6 million into the state on advertising. he's never led in a single poll there since he became a nominee. cnn has that in the obama category, but the president's lead has been shrinking and polls show president obama had been up as much 11 and 1 points over the summer and fall, but in a quinnipiac poll, he was only up by four. paul and ryan along with john avlon in toledo, ohio. romney has outspent the president in pennsylvania since he became the nominee. i saw this. i was stunned when our producer looked at these numbers. of the 15 million total, just in this week alone. is this money well spent? >> i think it makes a lot of sense for this reason. now, it's true that ohio might be a tighter state, but the question is, r it's the marginal benefit. mitt romney spent a ton of time in ohio and if spending an additional few hours as we get closer to the election could make a big difference in pennsylvania given he has spent far less time in tha
FOX News
Nov 5, 2012 3:00pm PST
pennsylvania, he will keep on working. behalf of those struggling for work. >> bret: can barely hear you. thanks. the man trying to hold on to the commander and chief job is getting help from the boss. ed henry is traveling with the president and the backup singers. >> this is his last day of barm storming ever. aides say if he loses to romney there is no comeback tour in 2016. >> i fly around with him on the last day i will campaign. not a bad way to end things. >> nostalgia in the air as brought bruce springstein along for the ride. >> the mt. hopes the firewall is wisconsin, ohio. >> columbus, j-z joined the van. >> the stop in iowa is hawkeye state where the movement began four years ago. the first lady will be at the rally late tonight. the president invited aides like robert gribs to ride along on air force one for the emotional last push. dition pite hanging in the balance whether it will live or die. the president was confident enough to show the dance moves on sunday. stevie wonder serenaded him. >> in private, the advisors think it's possible to run the table and win all nine o
ABC
Nov 4, 2012 9:00am EST
. but we're seeing mitt romney going to pennsylvania today. i know you and a lot of democrats think that's a desperation move. some of the polls are tightening right there. a state that you haven't invested a lot of resources, are you worried at all. >> we have a great organization in pennsylvania. we have been working it for two years. a great organization. great volunteers. this is a desperate employ at the end of the campaign. for romney to win, he'll have to win two-thirds of the independents. . the truth is, they're throwing some ads up and governor romney is traveling into states that he's not going to win. we're the ones playing offense. few weeks ago, governor romney's campaign was saying we're going to win florida and virginia. on monday, governor romney is going to florida and virginia, why, because he's in great risk to lose those states. we're playing offense on states they thought they had the inside track on and they don't. i think a lot of this is a smoke screen to try to mask the fact that the places that will play a factor, it's going to be close. they're definitely
FOX
Nov 4, 2012 9:00am EST
with 146 votes, romney is in pennsylvania today where the polls have him down more than four points and his campaign says their electoral map is extending and that he has a shot there. what say you? >> i say they understand they are in deep trouble. they have tried to expand the map because they know that in the states like ohio, where they have to win, no republican has ever been elected without carrying the state of ohio. they are behind and not catching up, at this point. and, they are also going to be in there, and virginia, two states, that you would assume, by now, would have secured -- at least they assume by now they would secure. they understand that the traditional -- or the battle ground straits on which we have been focusing are not working out for them. we're ahead in all of them and now are looking for somewhere, desperately looking for somewhere to dislodge the electoral votes and i can tell you, it will not happen. >> chris: you bet your mustache on the president winning pennsylvania, how secure is your mustache today? >> the next time we see each other, chris, i guarant
FOX
Nov 4, 2012 11:00pm EST
enter the map, pennsylvania. the president's supporters say the romney push there is a hail mary pass. >> they understand the traditional or the battleground states which we've been focusing aren't working out for them. we're even or ahead in all of them. they're looking for somewhere to try and dislodge some electoral votes to win this election. and i can tell you, that's not going to happen. >> reporter: governor romney's political director says independents will put republicans over the edge in a big way. >> i am saying that pennsylvania and michigan and minnesota are not past the 270 mr. axelrod would like to report. >> predicting over 300 electoral votes? >> it is going to be a big win for governor romney. >> reporter: most analysts believe the arrival of hurricane sandy put a pause in mitt romney's momentum and may have given president obama a slight boost. >> i think he got a hurricane bump out of his. it was part of a bigger tapestry and that is he had a good week. he got a lift out of the week. not only the way he handled the hurricane, but wet kisses from governor chris chri
CNBC
Nov 5, 2012 7:00pm EST
commentary later in the broadcast. >>> for the first time with just hours to go, pennsylvania now coming up in play. that is astounding for a state long thought to be in obama's hands. we have amassed all of the kudlow all-stars on both sides of the aisle to help us out for the next hour. >>> first up, the first polls close in 24 hours. that includes the critical battleground state of virginia. so how close will tomorrow be? or can we expect mitt romney or obama to pull off a sizable win? who knows. chief washington correspondent john harwin knows. >> everything we know suggests it's going to be chose. let me give you context for prediction of a romney victory. take the latest nbc/"wall street journal" poll. obama 48%, romney photography%, can't get any closer than that, well wind the margin of error. then go to the battleground states. we've got three late battle ground state polls. first of all in the state of virginia which as you mentioned, polls close early, 13 electoral votes, 48/47, president obama on top. state of florida, two-point lead for president obama. the state of ohio, most
FOX News
Nov 4, 2012 11:00pm PST
is in pennsylvania, where the polls have him down more than 4 points. but his campaign says their electoral map is expanding and he has a real shot there. what say you? >> i say they understand they are in deep trouble. they have tried to expand the map because they know in the states like ohio, where they have to win, no republican has been leaked without carrying the state of ohio, they are behind and not catching up. they will be in florida and virginia, two states that you would assume by now, they would have secured. or they assumed by now they would secure. they understand that the traditional or the battleground states on which we have been focusing are not working out for them. we are even or ahead in all of them. now they are looking for somewhere, desperately looking for somewhere to try to dislodge some votes to win the election. i can tell you that's not going to happen. >> chris: you bet your mustache on the president winning pennsylvania. how secure is your mustache today? >> the 96 time we see each other, chris, i guarantee you that mustache will be right where it's
FOX News
Nov 6, 2012 11:00am EST
florida, also pennsylvania, but florida this campaign season. the electoral votes in florida at 29, more than any other battleground state, which is one of the reasons we've talked so often with steve voscay, the tallahassee bureau chief of the ""tampa bay times"." you've covered elections in your day, what strikes you about this one. >> it's back to the ground game and a high turn out for both candidates, both romney and obama, the rain has moved through here. the weather is improving. this could be the first election in florida where we break the 9 million vote barrier. there's never been 9 million or more people vote in anee collection and the secretary of state here this morning predicted a record turn out because more than 4.5 million people have already voted. jenna: wow. >> about hatch the votes are in the bag so to speak. jenna: 9 million passing that mark would be significant, because we're talking so much about voter turn out. to you, what are you watching the rest of the day as to any indication about which way thi state might go? >> well, yes, i'm watching a couple of p
CNN
Nov 3, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. vice president is in colorado and paul ryan is holding rallies in pennsylvania, virginia, florida, and ohio. so ohio indeed could be the biggest battleground of the election. the race there is very tight. a just released cnn/orc poll shows obama ahead by just three points, well within the margin of error. an nbc/"wall street journal" poll shows a wider gap with obama leading by six points. president obama is about to speak at a rally in mentor, ohio. he is at least in the building, we understand. and so is our white house correspond dan loathian. the president's schedule is packed today. he isn't just campaigning. he is also keeping a close watch on the storm which he says really is his first priority. >> reporter: that's correct. white house officials saying that president did get updates, briefings overnight. this morning he went to fema headquarters in washington to get a briefing in person, to get a sense of what is taking place with regards to the flooding, the power situation. he had some of his top officials in the room with him. he also spoke via video conference with the gover
MSNBC
Nov 6, 2012 5:00pm EST
guy i trust the most in pennsylvania, our home state. he's a republican. he said that on his side, he said turnout in republican areas in pennsylvania is very high. and that's good for him. but he also told me that from what -- >> is this bob asher? >> i'm not telling you who it is. but on the democratic side, he said that the turnout in democratic areas, including philadelphia, including an african-american precinct and wards and so forth is also very high. predicting a big turnout in pennsylvania. so in a way both sides -- it sounds to me like both sides could be right. both sides have put a tremendous amount of organizal efforts. the obama campaign is obama organizing 2.0. the neighborhood campaigning. but the republicans have caught up in certain respects. they're taking it much more seriously on the ground than they did four years ago. big turnout in northern virginia -- >> i'm here in virginia all over the place, not just northern virginia. >> big turnout in virginia. >> let's talk -- that's what i want to talk about tonight. i have been telling people, i signed some books t
FOX News
Nov 6, 2012 1:00am PST
plans in ohio and pennsylvania. >> we start with kelly wright on president obama's final stops in the campaign trails. >>> good morning to you. even though the president was criticized for the handling of benghazi and the economy his final closing argument is focusing on trusting him for four more years. he heyed the last campaign stops he needs in order to get elected. the president accompanied rock star bruce springsteen said he wants to move the country forward he has more work to do to deliver the hope and change he campaigned on 4 years ago. >>> we didn't know what challenges would come. we didn't know how deep the crisis would turnout but we knew we would get through those. >> president obama says it is his last campaign. if he loses to mitt romney the president says he will not rudge again in 2016. so his last day of campaigning spoke to the polls he had an heair of nostalgia. he made no attacks but stuck to expressing his general principals about his vision for america. >> when we talk about change we know what it looks like because we fought for it. we have the scars to p
ABC
Nov 5, 2012 4:00am EST
pennsylvania. the candidates and their running mates all made stops in the critical battleground state of ohio. that along with iowa and wisconsin are expected to decide the race. if president obama can win these three on top of the solid blue states democrats have taken in the last several elections. he'll have the 271 electoral votes he needs to win even if governor romney sweeps all the rest of the battleground states. >> latest abc news/"washington post" poll shows this race essentially deadlocked with the president with a 47% to 41% lead over mitt romney. >> thanks, t.j. >> now, let's check in with the romney campaign and tahman bradley out in boston. tahman, what about that surprising romney appearance in pennsylvania. maybe a surprise in the next -- or in the cards for tuesday night. what's the campaign's motive in being in a state that was thought to be so heavily democratic? >> well, good morning to you rob and paula. that's right, they are making a final play in pennsylvania. look, if mitt romney does not win ohio, he needs another big state to get to 271 electoral votes. and th
MSNBC
Nov 3, 2012 12:00pm EDT
pennsylvania, virginia and florida. we have two new nbc wall street marist polls out for you. president obama holds a 6-point lead among likely voters in ohio. 51 to 45%. then in the sunshine state the president gets support of 49% from likely voters. mitt romney coming in with 47%. let's head to mentor, ohio where the president is holding a campaign stop. we're following very closely with nbc's chris janzen's help. chris a good day to you. let's get to what the president is saying in his final pitch to the ohio voters. why is he there in mentor, specifically? >> reporter: good afternoon, alex. there is one group, one reason why the president is here. he's white work class voters. it's a group where the president has been behind nationally, having a tough time getting to 40%. but it's closette here closest . five points separated him and mitt romney in working class voters. take a look at the statistics in mentor. i know this very well. i grew up in lake county. 95% white. $61,000 median income. that's about $10,000 above the national average. it's the story throughout a lot of parts of
FOX News
Nov 5, 2012 11:00am EST
campaign is pushing into pennsylvania and minnesota at this late-stage, running ads. that kind of thing. are those states winnable for them? >> if we end up with a landslide they certainly are. i don't think anybody at this point will predict a landslide but certainly ones worth, they have the resources. there is no reason they shouldn't have gone there. i don't think that the coalition that gets them there. i think the coalition that gets them is the one we talked about on the show over and over again. they have to win florida, they have to win virginia. they have to win ohio. they have could win something else, colorado, iowa, new hampshire. jon: these candidates are both making appearances today. i know they're talking about at least on the republican side, mitt romney is talking about making appearances tomorrow. can that be effective again with less than 24 hours ago? >> what i had does creates a media buzz gets your supporters intense. what you don't want to do is take away from getting out the vote efforts, sometimes building rallies, takes volunteers and people. if i do so
FOX
Nov 6, 2012 6:00pm EST
know, during the game that mitt romney is taking time out to go to western pennsylvania? >> well, the fact of the matter is, just saw david plough, the top political organizer for obama said, look, i don't know why they're going to pennsylvania. they have to win 2/3 of the independent -- independence. democrats outnumber republicans in pennsylvania by over a million. they think it's just a faint and decoy. the republicans will probably say to you no, wait a second. there is a republican governor, both houses are republican. >> but talk about that for a minute. >> yeah. >> a faint -- creating a bluff was two weeks ago. this is election day. virginia is razor thin as it gets. >> why didn't he go tova have? >> i think you should have been the campaign manager, tom. it would have been better to go to virginia, strategically, and the makiavillian sense than to pennsylvania. the odds in pennsylvania are much greater. virginia is the tightest swing state. if you think your presence means something, go to the state. it's the closest. they might come back and say well, virginia is 13 electoral
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